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penned the wildly popular "harry potter" series about her next chapter. >>> and it's a secret as closely guarded at the sorcerer's stone. now an exclusive preview of her new book "the casual vacancy" a novel for adults only. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight the food fight sweeping school cafeterias nationwide. it's only been a month since new federal guidelines mandating healthy school lunches went into effect but many students already finding them hard to swallow. cafeteria fare. now calorie-restricted some people claim their lunch doesn't fill them up. turning to youtube to make their voices heard. here's ab's jim avila. >> reporter: it's a noble effort but an abc news investigation shows the usda's new school lunch guidelines are not going down so well with many kids cross the country. america's public school students protesting the new federal war on child obesity with guidelines promoting smaller portions, fewer calories, less meat or cheese, more fruits and vegetables all aimed to curb obesity. some protests hit the internet in dramatic fashion. like this lunchtime r
and so is j.k. rowling. author who made harry potter a household name has now cast her spell on adults. her new novel, the casual vacancy will be on store shelves today. and it's about as far from the wizarding world as you can get. the book has just gone on sale in britain. that's where we find cnn's aaron mclaughlin. good morning. they are calling this potter to potty mouth, the huge anticipation for this book is palpable. a lot of the details have been kept secret. you managed to get your hands on it. how did you do that? >> reporter: good morning, alena. yes, i have. i was not one of the few journalists selected to get an advanced copy or to read the book in advance. i got it just like anyone else here in the uk can at this point coming to their local book store. it's also available on e-reader. so far, this book, we have not seen the frenzy here in the uk that we saw for the launch of the harry potter series. there aren't the long lines. i have yet to see a wizard costume. customers seem to be driven primarily by a curiosity to see what rowling has in store for them next. take a l
convention they received a copy of harry potter and the deathly hallows part two. how a wizard defies the odd overcoming great evil to set things right in the world. then we saw the video from the democratic convention provided by the media research center. a member of the team swarmed by convention attendees.
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. can you make your own scarecrow. last year there were harry potter scarecrows, pirates of the caribbean scarecrows, petty zoo, really, really fun. >> extravaganza indeed. quick drive from chicago. 30 minutes outside of portland to the wilmette valley festival. >> it's a really up and coming wine region. 30 minutes outside portland. known in particular for hits pinot noirs, a harvest trail which costs $79. take in three wineries, learn about the wine-making process, tastings along the way and culminates with a grand tasting at the end of the day, really good fun. >> get to do it all in one fun? >> exactly. >> fall foliage, best places to be perhaps, in the adirondacks. >> at ron damage park is the largest park in the entire country, believe it or not. that means they have a very long leaf-turning season from mid-september all the way until the end of october so there's plenty of time to have a look at those leaves. also 1980 olympic winters were there so there's a ski jumping competition >> you don't have to participate on the ski jump. you can look at the leaves. >> i'l
harry potter scarecrows, pirates of the caribbean scarecrows, petty zoo, really, really fun. >> extravaganza indeed. quick drive from chicago. 30 minutes outside of portland to the wilmette valley festival. >> it's a really up and coming wine region. 30 minutes outside portland. known in particular for hits pinot noirs, a harvest trail which costs $79. take in three wineries, learn about the wine-making process, tastings along the way and culminates with a grand tasting at the end of the day, really good fun. >> get to do it all in one fun? >> exactly. >> fall foliage, best places to be perhaps, in the adirondacks. >> at ron damage park is the largest park in the entire country, believe it or not. that means they have a very long leaf-turning season from mid-september all the way until the end of october so there's plenty of time to have a look at those leaves. also 1980 olympic winters were there so there's a ski jumping competition >> you don't have to participate on the ski jump. you can look at the leaves. >> i'll just look at the leaves. i think that's a better idea. oc
. >> don't overshare. i don't want to know that you love "harry potter" books. too much. depressing. >> lindsey, i'm trying to diet. my husband is not. he doesn't need to. how do i get him onboard to kick his unhealthy habits. he thinks he can have soda pop, snack cakes, but it's harder for me. >> age and gravity will dictate that. he'll get fat and that's good for you because he'll go on a diet. but also find a diet, if you want him to participate, one that is palatable to him. my wife was doing a cleanse once. i won't name the place. i did it for three days and i almost jumped off the brooklyn bridge. i couldn't take it. it was asparagus juice and these horrible inventive plants no one ever heard. get him a diet with chicken and vegetables. >> then let him have a little snack once in a while. >> careful. >> that's not even an innuendo. this is sexual harassment. >> it made the upper lip glisten. >> that's it? >> we can only take so much big willie. >> wow. >> jewelry, shoes and belts, accessories for fall. [ male announcer ] most people tend to think more about how they brush than
. more the ""hunger games"" "harry potter" type of novel. adults are reading it too but this is more for teenagers. i have four kids but the biggest compliment i have from my 13-year-olds is all my friends are reading it and the guys who don't read are reading it. >> that's great when a child looks at you and says dad, you're kind of cool. >> my last book, my daughter coming down and seeing it on the kitchen table. my kids don't think i'm cool. >> children are always embarrassed. >> the title i like "seconds away" the premise is in a split second your life can change. how does that dynamic show it in "seconds." >> the first line in the book -- there's moments in your life where just one little thing changes the course of everything. >> good and bad. >> all of a sudden up becomes down, good becomes evil, everything changes in a flick and that's what i like to explore. "seconds away" starts with that. i want to grab you right away on page one. you've been a long time reader. >> have. what's the different for you between young adult and adult books? >> really -- >> do you have a prefere
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